Emmett Till's killers got away with murder. Like other crimes that took place in the South during the civil rights era, the Till murder case has been repackaged to fit the standard narrative of civil rights tourism. This presentation reexamines the case, exploring the role of the prosecution in maintaining Mississippi's brand of white supremacy.
Moving images include these from Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org):
"Longines Chronoscope: Herman Talmadge"
"World at War (Part 1)"
"Betty Boop: I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal You (recorded by Louis Armstrong and Orchestra)"
"The Birth of a Nation"
"Food Getting Among Animals"
Text is an original work (no rights reserved).
"Hey Good Looking" (Hank Williams)
"Hit the Road Jack" (Ray Charles)
"Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade" (Sviatoslav Richter)
"Country Boy" (Muddy Waters)
"Hoochie Coochie Man" (Muddy Waters)
"Fear Of A Black Planet" (Public Enemy)
Theme music is an original work (no rights reserved).